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UK inflation rate remains negative

Consumer Price Inflation, October 2015: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell by 0.1% in the year to October 2015, the same fall as in the year to September 2015.
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How to Save our town centres - exploring change and future possibilities

“Coffee is probably the ostensible reason for someone to be seated at a sidewalk café, but it is also an excuse to watch city life go by,… in almost all cases staying times are considerably longer than the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. 610 more words


Are Small Retailers Becoming an Endangered Species?

The illegal killing of Cecil the lion has generated many column inches about the protection of endangered species. In an admittedly tangential intellectual leap, I’ve been wondering if we should be adding another dying breed to the danger list – that of the independent retailer. 742 more words

High Streets

Unrealistic Rents Are Risking The Future Of Our High Streets

The British Retail Consortium warned recently that a failure to deal with our broken business rates system could have a devastating impact on our economy. 774 more words

High Streets

Lampeter Food Festival

As I noted in my last post, I was based down in Wales for personal reasons for much of July. It did however allow me to return to Lampeter, the small West Walian town where I spent almost four years… 536 more words

Town Centres

Demand from F&B Brands Remains Top Retail Space Trend in First Half of 2015

‘Big three’ remain focus of retailers, as tier-II and III cities continue to generate steady demand for organized shopping space

Prime high streets and shopping centers of leading cities in India saw rising demand from food and beverage (F&B) retailers in the first six months of the year. 689 more words

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Retail Sales volume dips

Retail Sales, June 2015: ONS

  • Compared with May 2015, the quantity bought in the retail industry was estimated to have decreased by 0.2%. Falls were reported by predominantly food stores, other stores, household goods stores and petrol stations.
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